Dhaka – Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called Indian premier Narendra Modi and extended heartiest congratulations to him on his party’s landslide victory in the general elections.
The Prime Minister called her Indian counterpart by phone on Thursday evening as Indian election result showed Modi was leading by a big margin. Hasina extended heartiest congratulations to him, Ihsanul Karim, press secretary to the Prime Minster told state-run Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha news agency.
“On behalf of the government and the people of Bangladesh, my party and family, I extend my heartiest congratulations to you on the resounding victory of the National Democratic Alliance, led by Bharatiya Janata Party [BJP], under your dynamic leadership in the 17th Lok Sabha elections in India,” she told Modi.
During the over five-minute conversation, Hasina said the emphatic verdict was a reflection of the trust and confidence reposed in Modi by the people of India.
The people of South Asia would be happy over this win and they could work together, Hasina said.
She invited Modi to visit Bangladesh and wished him success and good health, the press secretary said.